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CONCERN NETWORK

The CONCERN NETWORK shares verified accident information to alert flight 
programs when an air medical incident has occurred.  Please share the 
following information with your flight program staff.  If you have further 
questions, please contact the CONCERN Coordinator, Roseann Krantz 
1-800-75-SHOCK.

INCIDENT/ACCIDENT DATE & TIME:  12-18-00  @  1815


PROGRAM NAME & ADDRESS:     Pennstar Flight
                                                                           
Phila., PA. 19104

VENDOR:             Corporate Jets, Inc

AIRCRAFT TYPE & TAIL #:     BK117  N117UP

WEATHER:                Clear .

TEAM MEMBERS:   Pilot:       NO INJURIES
            Flight Nurse     NO INJURIES
            Flight Paramedic  NO INJURIES   

PATIENT ON BOARD:               Yesa

ACCIDENT DESCRIPTION:       Aircraft was in cruise flight enroute to an 
interhospital transfer when it struck a 10 pound snow goose.  Aircraft 
configuration at time of incident was 125 Knots at 1000 feet msl.  The goose 
struck the pilots chin bubble and shattered it.  Plexiglass and goose down 
entered cockpit under the pilots seat.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:                     The mission was handed off and an 
uneventful landing was made at 
                                                                           
N67 (Wings Field)



INFORMATION DISTRIBUTED BY: Mark Rowe, Lead Pilot, via Roseann Krantz, 
CONCERN.


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CONCERN NETWORK

The CONCERN network shares verified information to alert medical 
transport programs when an accident / incident has occurred.  
Please share the above information with your program staff. If 
you have further questions, please contact the CONCERN Coordinator, 
Roseann Krantz @ 1-800-75-SHOCK or rjkrantz@aol.com.
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